Ibex Barista Courses

Isn’t it time you realised that good coffee is so important in your life that you really should know how to prepare it properly yourself? If the apocalypse arrives tomorrow, you’re screwed if you can’t make a perfect espresso and aerate your own milk in your own cave. So, to mitigate this potential catastrophe, we’re offering home and professional level barista courses in the Ibex roastery in Savigny (just a few miles north of Lausanne) with our master roaster, Fabio. These courses will run for five weeks only. Places are filling up fast, so don’t waste any more time, review which course suits your needs best, and sign up below.
We look forward to welcoming you at Ibex HQ comrades.
Team Ibex

Fabio

Home Barista

This introductory course is geared towards coffee lovers who want to prepare the best espresso, flat white or cappuccino at home on their espresso machine. We will take the participants through all of the first steps towards achieving the perfect cup of coffee.

    Course Content

    • Introduction to the world of coffee
    • Espresso brewing parameters
    • Setting the coffee grinder for espresso
    • Milk frothing for flat white and cappuccino
    • Cleaning the machine
    • Coffee preparation using alternative brewing methods

    Course objectives

    The course participant shall:
    • Understand all influences that can affect espresso preparation
    • Make the perfect espresso
    • Make the perfect flat white and cappuccino

    Location

    Address: IBEX Roastery
    IBEX Coffee Roasters Sarl
    Chemin de Geffry 9
    Box 38
    1073 Savigny
    Vaud





      • Previous knowledge

        NONE

      • Participants

        MAXIMUM 6

      Level
      Beginner

      150 CHF

      Professional Barista

      Professional Barista – Foundation Course

      This more comprehensive course is perfect for budding baristas. You will learn all of the practical skills and knowledge you need to become a legit barista, ready to seek employment in a coffee shop or café. You will make a perfect espresso, learn all about milk textures and of course - latte art. This course isn't just for those seeking employment as a barista, it's equally suited to the home barista that wants to become a living legend in his/her own home.

        Course Content

        • Introduction to the world of coffee
        • Espresso machines & grinders (varieties and differences)
        • Dialing in the grinder – calibration, dosing, distribution and tamping
        • Fault finding
        • Under and over-extraction and control
        • Understanding, minimising and controlling channelling
        • Introduction to milk, milk texturing, micro-foaming, stretching and pouring
        • Introduction to latte art
        • Organisation & preparation
        • The coffee menu
        • Workspace
        • Health & safety practices and the importance of cleanliness
        • Essential equipment for cleaning and maintenance

        Location

        Address: IBEX Roastery
        IBEX Coffee Roasters Sarl
        Chemin de Geffry 9
        Box 38
        1073 Savigny
        Vaud







          • Previous knowledge

            NONE

          • Participants

            MAXIMUM 6

          Level
          Advanced beginner

          400 CHF